Downtown Alert

Downtown Tucson Partnership frequently receives advisories including traffic alerts and other important community news that could affect workers, residents and visitors in Downtown Tucson. Check this page frequently and stay up-to-date on the latest Downtown Alerts.

Latest Alerts

AUG 30 | DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) - On Friday, August 27, 2021, at approximately 1 p.m. the Stone Avenue and Franklin Street/Toole Avenue intersection will partially reopen to travel. Southbound Stone Avenue at Sixth Street will reopen to one southbound travel lane through the Stone Avenue Underpass. Westbound and eastbound turn movements to Franklin Street and Toole Avenue will not be permitted. Westbound travel on Toole Avenue to northbound Stone Avenue will also reopen. Through travel and left turns at Stone Avenue will not be permitted. (See map)

On Monday, August 30, 2021, the Sixth Avenue and Seventh Street intersection will close to travel beginning at approximately 6 a.m. This closure is anticipated to be in place through March 2022.

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Map of Recommended Ways Into Downtown


Traffic Impacts

Click and Zoom in on this interactive Downtown Core Road Closure map.* (Updated as of 10/21/21):


  • Road Closed: Sixth Avenue and Seventh Street intersection (Sixth Avenue Underpass) is closed to vehicular traffic as part of The Downtown Links Project. This closure is anticipated to be in place through March 2022. More Information →
  • Road Closed: Church Avenue remains closed between Sixth Street and Franklin Street as part of The Downtown Links Project. Ninth Avenue between Sixth and Franklin Streets is also be closed. Church Avenue is scheduled to partially reopen mid-September with one southbound travel lane into Downtown. The full DTM project update with more information is online here.
  • Construction Zone: Church Avenue between Broadway Blvd to Ochoa Street has construction on the west side of the street due to construction at the Flin project. Use Caution while traveling north or southbound on Church.

*Please be aware that some road closures may be beyond what is mapped. We are only mapping road closures in the immediate downtown core area.

Other Roadway Projects to be aware of: